Sri Lanka detects 320 new positive cases of Covid-19 and death count drops to one
Posted on March 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 320 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today, as the daily count of new cases continues to rise in the country.

This brings the tally of Covid-19 cases registered in the country thus far to 657,134. 

According to official figures, 619,193 positive cases have recovered.

Following the new development, the number of virus-infected people who are undergoing treatment moved to 21,525. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 16,416.

Only one coronavirus related death has been reported within yesterday, according to the Government Information Department. 

It said that the Director General of Health Services has confirmed 01 coronavirus related death for March 15, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 16,408.

The deceased is reportedly a male patient over the age of 60 years. 

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